Hiring Bonus: $500.00
The mission of Crossroads of Western Iowa is to empower individuals to actively seek out opportunities for an enhanced quality of life. Crossroads of Western Iowa serves more than 300 clients annually and has an annual operating budget of more than $12 million. Please visit www.explorecrossroads.com to learn more.
The Employment Specialist is responsible for creating an environment where individuals with disabilities can find success in the employment arena. The Employment Specialist will develop jobs and provide job supports that are appropriate to the individual’s skills and desires S/he will work cooperatively with the individuals receiving services, their families, staff and all stake holders.
The Employment Specialist will report directly to the Supported Employment Program Manager. In addition, s/he will perform other duties as assigned by the appropriate Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Crossroads of Western Iowa.
To perform the Employment Specialist job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.
The Employment Specialist will have the following experience and attributes:
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following essential functions:
The Employment Specialist assumes other responsibilities as assigned by designated Coordinators, CWI Directors or CEO.
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Employment Specialist’s job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this position.
While performing the responsibilities of the Employment Specialist’s job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard. The employee is often required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision.
The employee must be able to travel between locations, and occasionally attend seminars which may require an overnight stay.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Work may require weekend and/or evening hours. Working conditions will vary with the types of jobs found for individuals with disabilities.
Salary range will be within the annually budgeted figure. Actual salary is subject to Board approval.
This job description was developed to enhance the communication of job and performance expectations between the employee and management and is not intended to create a contract of employment. The specifications, essential functions and other responsibilities will be reviewed on a regular basis and are subject to modification.
|Date Posted||November 15, 2017|
|Date Closes||December 15, 2017|
|Address||322 Lake St.|
|Located In||Cherokee, IA|
|Work At||Supported Employment|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Compensation||Hourly Wage, $14.00|
|Experience Level||Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)|
|Hours||35-40 hours per week|
|SOC Category||21-1099.00 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other|
|Address||1 Crossroads Place|
|City, State and Zip||Missouri Valley, IA. 51555|
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